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For Province P0060 - Province of Dorset.

6th

Jun. 2017

MCF Community Awards Nominations & Voting

This month sees the launch of the 300 charities, £3 million, 300 years event, when everyone will have an opportunity to vote for one of four nominated Charities benefiting Dorset residents. This is an open, public vote via a dedicated link, www.mcf.org.uk/vote; other facilities will be made for those without an internet connection.

The ballot opens on the 12th June and runs until the 31st July; you can only vote once and for one nominee.

Below is a brief precis of the four charities nominated by the Province of Dorset who have a chance of winning either £4,000, £6,000, £15,000 or £25,000.

About Face

We are a head, neck and face cancer support charity. We offer support at any stage of diagnosis and care for the patient, their friends, carers and family. About Face does not provide health care professionals but are well versed in one to one, or group support and awareness.

Dorset Blind Association

We provide practical help and support to enable people with sight loss to stay healthy and happy. Caring for people since 1918, we help 1,000 people every month, county wide, powered by our 400 trusted volunteers. We bring ongoing friendship and support so people feel positive about what they CAN do, to realise their full potential.

Mosaic

We are a Dorset wide charity offering a pathway of support to bereaved children, young people and their families. We also work with young people who are facing the death of a loved one. We provide individual, family and group support. Every child has the opportunity to attend our residential weekend programme where they can meet others and share experiences.

Veterans In Action

Created in 2009 by three ex Royal Engineers the charity is aimed at supporting those that have been physically or psychologically injured while serving in our armed forces. This is achieved by our ALIVE programme, expeditions and events which encourages team work and engagement.